Are you a business, entrepreneurship or invention educator looking to incorporate real-world intellectual property topics into your curriculum or programs? This interactive group activity will do the trick!

‘IP in Action’ challenges students to bring a new brand, and possibly a new invention, to the market while navigating issues and opportunities related to intellectual property rights. Originally developed by our partners at Santa Monica College, it teaches the importance of IP in business strategy and branding.

Learn how it’s played with this quick explainer video :


Download the ‘IP in Action’ PDF below! Facilitating this activity virtually? Use our virtual kit as a resource.





The Michelson Institute for Intellectual Property, an initiative of the Michelson 20MM Foundation, provides access to empowering IP education for budding inventors and entrepreneurs. Michelson 20MM was founded thanks to the generous support of renowned spinal surgeon Dr. Gary K. Michelson and Alya Michelson. To learn more, visit